The Strokes →
The British make better lovers? Uh-huh, sure. →
Being in Israel where so many young people walk around with big guns, I’m more proud than ever that I’ve NEVER fired a gun.
Jerusalem International Book Fair Q&A with Ian...
Ian McEwan: I have no god.
Israeli author Meir Shalev: Maybe he has you.
Ian McEwan: He only has me if I invent him.
Travel Photo Roulette 11: “Friday Night” →
I’m happy to be hosting Round 11 of Photo Roulette. See below for details on the contest (it’s easy I swear…otherwise I wouldn’t be participating!) and to check out the submissions. …
The decision by 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Barack Obama, to veto a...– Thank you, Obama, for showing the Israeli left your true colors - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News
Camping at Masada →
Sunrise over the Dead Sea from on top of Masada When I was in Israel last summer (which quickly became autumn, too), I received more than a handful of travel recommendations. While I…
My dream job, if it were in London. But NYC will... →
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Wombat Wednesday: Daulatabad Fort →
Travels of Adam? Travels of a wombat. Wombat Wednesday is an occasional photo series showcasing Mr Wombat’s travels around the world. Daulatabad Fort, near the historic Maharashtran…
I’ve never read an Oscar Wilde book. Should I? And which?
DOUBLETHINK DESIGN: Attitudes That Create Mental... →
doublethinkdesign: • “The right answer.” Don’t be stubborn, there’s more than one solution. • “That’s not logical.” / “Be practical.” Does it have to be? • “Follow the rules.” Challenge them - rules are created for a reason, but time passes and things change. • “Play is frivolous.” We experiment in our playtime…
How to Make Stuffing (Dressing) Easily from... →
I missed Thanksgiving this year and I’ve been so desperately homesick the past month or two, I need some stuffing in my tummy, please.
Ten things you need to know about Haruki Murakami... →
We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with...– Henry David Thoreau
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This is in my very near future (tonight).
It is not unethical for an ambitious young person in, say, Mumbai to land a job...– The Ethicist - Doing the Outsourcing - NYTimes.com
Ants carry off a bug
Bibi Ka Maqbara: The Poor Man’s Taj →
Everyone knows the Taj Mahal, but in Aurangabad further south, you can find the “poor man’s Taj” – a sad, little monument mimicking its big brother up in Agra. The Bibi Ka Maqbara was…
Watching Slumdog Millionaire tonight. Because I’m already suffering from India withdrawal.
at the top of my list of things still to do in life, is be a hipster in new york city.
That’s a day I should probably be back in America for. Which means I essentially have an end-date for my big trip. Not sure if that’s good or bad, happy or sad.
9 months abroad, more to come →
Today, February 5, marks nine months since I left America. Nine months and a day ago I boarded a flight from Dallas to Madrid. A lot has happened since that day. I’ve snorkeled in the Red Sea,…
Friend: Aren't you homesick?
I confess that I have no philosophy, nor piety, nor patience, no art of...– Henry James
Tumbles to come! I swear!